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The Zip-Top Transport Crossbody
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The Zip-Top Transport Crossbody
The Zip-Top Transport Crossbody
The Zip-Top Transport Crossbody
Product Details
What goes into our small (but surprisingly roomy) take on a zippered Transport Tote? All kinds of good stuff—a pouch, a Post wallet, your phone, the works. Made of durable leather that ages as well as you do, this bag has detachable shoulder strap and top handles (we do love options).
  • Made of semi vegetable-tanned leather with a softly worn waxed finish that deepens into a distinctive patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Zip closure.
  • Interior pocket.
  • 3 1/2" handle drop.
  • 20 7/8" (at shortest) to 22 7/8" (at longest) crossbody drop.
  • 9 7/8"H x 10 1/4"W x 3 1/4"D.
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The Zip-Top Transport Crossbody

The Zip-Top Transport Crossbody is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just perfect I had my previous cross body bag for 4 years... literally only used that bag for everything so when I was ready to replace it, it was hard to find one that fulfilled everything that I wanted. Simplicity with an edge! I love my black brown bag so much! I feel so confident wearing it! Has the right amount of space for those that don’t overly clutter their bags! I’m so happy with my purchase!
Date published: 2018-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great classic bag! I love the hands-free aspect of crossbody bags but so far I’ve had ones that are too small, too bulky, too hard to access (flap top), or not secure (no zip closure). This one addresses all those concerns! I was trying to decide between this one & the small. I like the exterior pocket on the small one but it doesn’t zip so I went with this one. So glad I did!!! This is exactly the size I wanted, so the smaller one wouldn’t have worked. I got the Saddle color, which is a great year-round, go with anything color and it’s a beautiful shade. So glad it also has handles because that adds to the functionality! Would be nice if it had an interior zipper pocket but that’s a minor complaint. I look forward to using this bag a LOT!
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this bag!!! Perfect size and great for every day use. I’ve been watching and wanting this bag for awhile.... finally got it, and could not be happier. I have it in saddle ... the patina is beautiful.
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size I got this bag in black, and even though it's spring it's easy to dress up with a rolled bandana or scarf to add color. Black does not scratch easily, or show light scratches if I run my nails down it like the brown bags do. That also means it's not going to get an aged "patina" of marks over time. The new bags have the strap D rings on the inside of the bag, not the outside like the older ones, so they aren't noticible if you take the straps off and just want to carry with the top handles. I have not found that it gets in the way of the zipper. The lining is plain dark grey, with 2 slip pockets. No zipper pocket. The strap does feel like it may stretch after lots of use if the bag is always heavy. It can fit a small notebook and paperback book along with other daily essentials without looking too huge, which is the best part for me.
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Everyday Bag This bag is the perfect everyday bag - big enough for a full size wallet, cosmetics pouch, sunglasses, and a bottle of water or a folded up scarf. It's simplicity makes it incredible chic, but understated. My only nit is that the crossbody strap should be finished on both sides; however, at this price point, it's still incredible.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect bag I had been admiring this bag on intagram for years... or a version of it. I was a little hesitant purchasing online (we dont have madewell in new zealand) but the bag arrived in no time and is perfect. Easily fits phone,wallet and water bottle. My friends at work are comtemplating getting the same bag... but maybe in a diff color.
Date published: 2018-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded Expectations! I have had my eye on the transport crossbody in English saddle for a while and was quite excited when Madewell brought it back online. After visiting a store, I thought the small transport crossbody was a bit too small for daily use and chose this zip-top version instead. The size is perfect! You can easily fit a book/kindle, wallet, phone, keys, etc. into this bag. I plan on using it for travel in Europe this summer, as the crossbody strap and zipper features are great for warding off pickpockets. My monogram looks perfect and I received the bag a week and a half after purchase. The leather feels smooth and seems to be good quality. Very happy and worth the splurge!
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love, love, love! I was wanting a crossover that was “just right “ and this is the one! The medium crossover was too big and the small too small. I think this is a redesign and it’s the perfect size! It zips up too which helps to keep things from falling out.
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Practical and beautiful Love this bag! Just the right size for daily use and for all the random things that end up finding their way into my bag. Also the leather is breaking in very nicely so far and there don’t seem to be many scratches
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fit for everyday essentials This bag is the perfect size for holding everything I need, without being so large that I have to dig. It has two inside pockets- one for each of my iPhone 8plus phones (personal and work), which keep them easily accessible so i don't misss calls. I also have a continental (full size) wallet, sunglass case, 5x7 makeup pouch and keys, and it’s not so tight a fit that I have any issues with zipping the bag shut. The adjustable strap is great for short girls like me who struggle with crossbody bags that hang too low, and the short top handles are great for picking it up quickly, rather than having to gather up the long strap or have it swinging all over the place when I get in or out of the car. I got the English Saddle color which is a perfect neutral tan to go with everything!
Date published: 2018-04-12
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